Sirens, Horns Will Salute Troops at Foofaraw September 8, 7:45 AM

first_imgFacebook24Tweet0Pin0Submitted by Port of OlympiaWhen you see lights flashing and hear sirens sounding on the Port of Olympia docks on September 8, 7:45 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., please do not be alarmed! It is not an emergency. It is the Port and local “First Responders” joining with the Olympia Yacht Club and Thurston County Chamber in honoring our Armed Forces with the 55th Annual Foofaraw.On Friday, September 8, the Thurston County Chamber and the Olympia Yacht Club will host over 225 active duty military men and women at Island Home, a private island owned by the Olympia Yacht Club.Boats are bid farewell by a contingent of local first-responders.As vessels carrying military members pass the Port, they will see the American flag flying above the marine terminal and the salute from members of the Port of Olympia staff and Harbor Patrol, Olympia Fire and Police Departments, Lacey Fire and Police Department, Thurston County Sheriff’s Department, ILWU Local 47, Weyerhaeuser and Brusco Tug & Barge.last_img read more